Lucas Zupolini


  • Americas
  • ESG and Sustainable Business
São Paulo +55 11 5504 7900 Email

Lucas Zupolini is a Sustainability and Climate Consultant within Control Risks’ Global Risk Analysis team based in São Paulo. He focuses on socioenvironmental due diligence, as well as transactional advisory and consulting services, to help companies mitigate physical and transitional risks in rapidly changing political, regulatory and environmental landscapes. Lucas also contributes to Control Risks and Seerist’s online subscription service on ESG-related topics in Brazil and the Southern Cone. 

Highlights of Lucas’ experience include:

  • Assessing regulatory, physical, security and human rights risks in nature-based climate solution and carbon credit projects across several Brazilian states and in Paraguay
  • Conducting socioenvironmental and ESG due diligence for financial institutions interested in investing in assets in the mining sector in Brazil 
  • Evaluating risks concerning land rights issues and relationship with traditional communities in renewable energy and mining projects
  • Prior to joining Control Risks, Lucas worked as an environmental consultant for the mining, oil and gas, energy, infrastructure, and financial sectors. 

    Lucas holds a Bachelor of Science in biology and is currently pursuing a second Bachelor of Science in economics, both from the University of São Paulo. He has also studied abroad at Hokkaido University (Japan), the University of Auckland (New Zealand) and the University of Sydney (Australia), where he conducted research on ecology and climate change. Lucas is fluent in Portuguese and English, and has a working knowledge of Spanish.

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